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Kolkata Test: India resume batting to extend lead

India have resumed batting on day-2 of Kolkata Test aiming to extend the lead to a big one. The hosts already secured a lead of 68 runs on day-1 when they ended the day at 174 for three in 46 overs. At the end of day-1, Virat Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane were batting at 59 and 23. Ebadat Hossain bagged ...

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New Zealand 394-6 after 3rd day to lead England by 41 runs

Wicketkeeper B.J. Watling reached his eighth test century, anchoring partnerships with Henry Nicholls, Colin de Grandhomme and Mitchell Santner, which guided New Zealand to a 41-run lead over England by stumps Saturday on the third day of the first test. Watling batted throughout the third day and was 119 not out at stumps when New Zealand was 394-6 in reply ...

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Kolkata Test: Bangladesh tumble for 106

Bangladesh were all out for 106 in 30.3 overs in their first innings of the Kolkata Test against India on Friday at the Eden Gardens. Bangladesh captain Mominul Haque won the toss and opted to bat first in the first pink-ball Test of the subcontinent. But Bangladeshi batsmen failed to prove their mettle once again against the world-class pace-bowling attack ...

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Liverpool urged to keep Premier League focus as fixture pile-up looms

Liverpool start a daunting run of 13 games in 41 days at Crystal Palace on Saturday that will define their season and, quite possibly, how the Jurgen Klopp era will be remembered at Anfield. The spectacular, and controversial, 3-1 victory over defending champions Manchester City before the international break has left Liverpool nine points clear of Pep Guardiola’s side. They ...

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Chelsea verdict due mid-December in FIFA transfer ban case

Photo: Chelsea’s Christian Pulisic celebrates with teammates after scoring his sides second goal during their English Premier League soccer match between Chelsea and Crystal Palace at Stamford Bridge stadium in London, Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019. Chelsea can expect a verdict within three weeks in its appeal to overturn a FIFA transfer ban for breaking youth transfer rules. The Court of ...

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Tamim Iqbal blessed with a baby girl

Cricketer Tamim Iqbal and his wife Ayesha Siddiqui were blessed with a baby girl on Tuesday morning. The baby was delivered at Bumrungrad International Hospital in Bangkok early in the morning, according to a Facebook status of Tamim. Tamim and his wife named their second child as Alishba Iqbal Khan.The opening batsman of Bangladesh team has uploaded a photo showing ...

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BPL Draft: Mashrafe in Dhaka Platoon, Mushfiqur in Khulna

Photo: Courtesy Top Bangladeshi cricketers got their teams in the players’ draft ahead of Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League (BPL). Dhaka Platoon picked Mashrafe Bin Mortaza while Khulna Tigers went for Musfiqur Rahim and Chattogram Challenger selected Mahmudullah Riyad. The draft for BPL, beginning December 11, was held at a local hotel on Sunday evening. Mushfqiur, Mahmudullah, Mustafizur Rahman, Liton Das, ...

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Germany book EURO 2020 berth with 4-0 win over Belarus

A brace from Toni Kroos helped Germany to seal their berth at next year’s EURO after cruising past Belarus 4-0 in a Group C qualifier on Saturday. Germany have qualified for the 13th time in a row for the European championship after dominating Belarus from the start to the finish. The visitors were able to hold the pace in the ...

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Bangabandhu BPL’s logo unveiled

Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) on Saturday evening unveiled the logo of the special edition of Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) which is rebranded for a single edition in the name of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. The Bangabandhu BPL will take the field from December 11 with the participation of seven teams. For the first time, BPL is ...

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Cazorla nets first for Spain in 4 years in 7-0 rout of Malta

Santi Cazorla scored his first goal in four years for Spain to help crush Malta 7-0 in a European Championship qualifier on Friday. Cazorla returned to Spain in May in a surprising call-up. The 34-year-old former Arsenal playmaker hadn’t played for his country since 2015 due to a string of serious injuries that threatened his career. But Cazorla has played ...

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